Created 9-Dec-12
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Columbia Glacier is a very large tidewater glacier that is presently in the retreat phase. Since 1980 it has retreated >20 km, and it is still retreating. We have been doing some research to understand this system.
Blue melangeBrand new beachesIce melangeKadinBeaches at low tideRefrozen melangeMelt water poolsTephraCalvingIntersecting crevassesBroken iceBroken in black and whiteFast flowing ice on the main branchColumbia Glacier fore-baySpiral pattern strainDeep slab avalancheMount EinstienEpisodic landslidesTidewaterChevron crevasses.

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